Senior UX Designer

Job description

ERIKS is a worldwide technical distributor with a lot of (offline) product and application know-how. As ERIKS Digital we’re digitizing this know-how into smart solutions for our digital channels (e.g. webshop, website) as a key goal for the company. We are looking for a User Experience Designer for ERIKS Digital, who will be responsible for defining the user experience for all scrum teams.


Your key responsibility is to define and design new functionalities with the scrum teams in an agile way in order to improve our product and the customer experience.


In this role you are responsible for transforming business needs into prototypes and designs that can be picked up by development team. Therefore, you must have a clear understanding of our business goals and of user behavior, and be proficient in a wide variety of skills, ranging from psychology to design and technology. In your new role you work closely together with product owners, front-end developers and other internal stakeholders of the company.


Currently there’s one other UX Designer and together you work on a range of digital products; our webshops, websites, our ‘guided buying’ solutions, an IOT platform, and an internal product knowledge platform. You’ll be part of the Product team.


What makes this role unique is that it combines elements of various disciplines into one: interaction design, visual design, information architecture & user research.


Job duties and responsibilities

  • Research, design, prototype new user experience in collaboration with the product owner
  • Deliver wireframe & prototypes, mockups of screens and flows, visual assets’ production, documentation of design guidelines for the design implementation
  • Handle a fast-paced, ever-changing, and deadline-driven environment
  • Present and communicate designs and deliverables to peers and executives
  • Work in close collaboration with the developers in design and development sprints
  • Lead external (e.g. freelance) designers and oversee their work
  • Conduct user research to learn everything about our customers and performing user validation such as usability testing and setting up A/B tests together with our CRO specialist

Requirements

We are looking for someone with:

  • 5+ years experience creating interfaces, large scale websites, or applications
  • A proven track record of designing for mobile and tablets and mobile web (experience in native app design is a plus)
  • Candidate must provide a strong portfolio with work samples showcasing UX expertise, interaction design, creativity, and depth of thought within E-commerce environments
  • Expert in UX software applications (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Invision).
  • Experience in designing icons, vector illustrations, UI animation, is a plus
  • Degree in Graphic Design, Media Arts, Visual Communication or equivalent
  • Experience in working across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in Dutch and English
  • Experience in prototyping in HTML/CSS/JavaScript or other tools is a plus

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary and a good pension scheme
  • Small & high energy team, lots of challenges
  • Working on new technologies and have impact on decision making
  • Limited defined roles and paths
  • Joining interesting conferences
  • Fast learning experience due to immediate scale-up potential
  • A nice office next to Amstel station with a good lunch
  • A lot of flexibility to design your perfect work life balance


*Do you like this role, but not meeting all of the requirements? Still feel free to apply! We always likes passionate people with a focus on growth and development.


Eriks Digital is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equal treatment for all genders. Eriks Digital adheres to ethical recruiting methods ensuring that we do not discriminate against any candidate because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. This is a fundamental part of our values and beliefs and we strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can reach their potential.